26-Sep-11 6:00 PM  CST

CPE Activity Announcement: Improving Communications in the Pharmacy

Improving Communications in Pharmacy
By Richard Marasco, BS Pharm., FASCP, CGP, HRM


This KNOWLEDGE-BASED activity is accredited for 2.0 contact hours.

ACPE UAN:  0384-0000-11-018-H04-T

                       0384-0000-11-018-H04-P
                       0384-0000-11-018-L04-T
                       0384-0000-11-018-L04-P

Release Date: October 5, 2011       Expiration Date: October 5, 2014

Target Audience: Pharmacists and Certified Pharmacy Technicians (CPhTs) working in contemporary pharmacy practice settings

Fees: This activity is included in the registration fee for RxPO 2011.
For individuals who did not register for RxPO 2011, the fee for this activity is $15 for members of NPTA or $25 for non-members.

 

Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • identify the components of communication;
  • explain how the components of communication are used in pharmacy practice;
  • list the barriers to effective communication;
  • describe how communication changes based on the person being communicated with.
     

Pharmacist Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • identify the components of communication;
  • explain how the components of communication are used in pharmacy practice;
  • list the barriers to effective communication;
  • describe how communication changes based on the person being communicated with.
     

About the Faculty: Richard Marasco, BS Pharm., FASCP, CGP, HRM
Richard Marasco is a consultant pharmacist and President of Seniorpharm.com, LLC and Pharmaceutical Care & Management Services based in Valdosta, Georgia. These companies provide medical and pharmaceutical education, advisory, direct patient care and consulting services. He also works as a staff pharmacist for the Medicinne Shoppe Pharmacy of Valdosta.

Richard disclosed having served as a consultant for Abbott, Amgen, BI; he has served on the speaker bureau of, or has received honorariums for activities sponsored by Abbott, Amgen, Jansen, J&J Long Term Care, Novartis, Pfizer, Merck and Astellas; Richard's company has received educational grants from  Allergan, Astellas, Eisai, Forest, Eli Lilly, Non Nordisk, Ortho Biotech, Sanofi-Aventis and Watson. No conflicts on interest have been observed with Richard's participation in this activity.

 

To Obtain Credit for this Activity:
For 0384-0000-11-018-H04-T and 0384-0000-11-018-H04-P (on demand version)
Participants must view the program in its entirety, complete and pass the learning assessment quiz with a score of 70% or higher. Participants whom score 69% or below will be notified and permitted to retake the exam one time at no additional charge. Upon passing the learning assessment quiz, participants will receive a statement of credit, available online immediately. An online activity evaluation form will be emailed to each participant.


For
0384-0000-11-018-L04-T and 0384-0000-11-018-L04-P
(live version)
Participants must view the program in its entirety, then complete an online evaluation form. Upon completing the evaluation form, instructions will be provided on how to access a statement of credit, available online immediately.



The National Pharmacy Technician Association, Inc. (NPTA) is accredited by
the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of
continuing pharmacy education
.

 

 

 


For additional information on this article, please contact:
 
MIKE JOHNSTON
(888) 247-8700
 
Source: NPTA  
http://www.pharmacytechnician.org

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